Book Club

Bleak Harbor

1 Mins read

That ol’ chestnut, the missing teenager plotline, has been rolled out again but prepare for something a bit different in this stand alone tale from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist turned author Bryan Gruley. Autistic 15-year-old Danny has gone missing from his home in Bleak Harbor, Michigan and a ransom demand for the decidedly odd sum of $5,150,122.98 follows his disappearance. It’s just one in a long line of quirky details that keep you guessing right to the end of this tricksy, twisty and hugely entertaining book in which everyone, but everyone, has something to hide. You have been warned… Read the full review here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related posts

Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian

Vera Kurian’s debut novel is the kind of high-concept thriller that would make a great TV or movie adaptation. It’s easy to imagine Hollywood executives salivating over the pitch: ‘What happens when a group of psychopaths are targeted by a serial killer? It’s Less Than…

When Things Get Dark – Stories Inspired by Shirley Jackson

Edited by Ellen Datlow — In 2018, when Netflix released The Haunting of Hill House, a whole new audience was introduced to renowned American horror and mystery writer Shirley Jackson’s work. Although the series is based on one of Jackson’s six novels she was best…

State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny

Not to be outdone by husband Bill, who has teamed up with James Patterson twice, Hillary Clinton has collaborated with Canadian crime author Louise Penny for a blockbuster political thriller. State of Terror is a zeitgeisty tale immersed in realpolitik with an all-too-plausible nightmare scenario…
Crime Fiction Lover